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Best Things to Do in Puerto Vallarta

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Brenna's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What are the best places to eat and drink in Puerto Vallarta?

Fajita Banana- amazing fajitas and small town, local owner vibe. Also great spot to visit to catch a Dallas Cowboys game

What are the best things to do in Puerto Vallarta?

Rhythms of the night-Alma Made on boardwalk

What is the best tip for going on your babymoon to Puerto Vallarta?

The marina district is quiet and away from the hustle and more outgoing scene of downtown. Very relaxing and yet only 10 minutes taxi from the Malecon.

Visited Puerto Vallarta in October

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

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Erica's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What are the best places to eat and drink in Puerto Vallarta?

Mar y Vino!!! The dining room is outdoor on a terrace in a shallow pool of water. The hosts keep your shoes in small totes as you walk through ankle deep water to your table and as you dine. The view of the Malecon and the bay is breathtaking. The food and service were top notch.

What are the best things to do in Puerto Vallarta?

Dining at Mar y Vino, walking the Malecon and hanging at the local karaoke bars were some of our favorite things to do.

What is the best tip for going on your honeymoon to Puerto Vallarta?

We enjoyed our stay at Villa Premiere so much. We had a honeymoon suite so much. It had a private jacuzzi tub and hammock. Service was exceptional and every Pacific coast sunset was so beautiful.

Visited Puerto Vallarta in October

Photo Shoot Location: Malecón

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Heather's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What are the best places to eat and drink in Puerto Vallarta?

Merida Grill: had air conditioning, the best ginger pineapple aqua fresca. Chef made and served us a custom meal. Delicious duck and ceviche! Fun ambiance. Joe Jack's Fish Shack: rooftop seating, tasty food, great service. Casa Kimberly: elegant and beautiful.

What are the best things to do in Puerto Vallarta?

Visiting Yelapa and Majahuitas Beach.

What is the best tip for celebrating your anniversary in Puerto Vallarta?

Casa Kimberly for special meal, great views, and elegant setting.

Visited Puerto Vallarta in July

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

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Jessica's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What are the best places to eat and drink in Puerto Vallarta?

Fajita Banana is the best @ the Puerto Vallarta Marina! They are friendly and have amazing food!

What are the best things to do in Puerto Vallarta?

UTV tour was an absolute blast and worth the money!!!

Visited Puerto Vallarta in February

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

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Donald's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What are the best places to eat and drink in Puerto Vallarta?

3oved my experince at La Cappella at the BellView Boutique Hotel, great ambiance at dinner (with Violin performance) and the views are just spectacular and the food is delicious

What are the best things to do in Puerto Vallarta?

Walk around the Malecon which is the area around the coast line. Recommend checking out Mirador La Cruz del Cerro Viewpoint which captures Panoramic views of Puerto Vallarta. Also walking around Zona Romantica is very nice

What is the best tip for solo travel in Puerto Vallarta?

Puerto Vallarta is a friendly city and easier to navigate for any Solo traveler

Visited Puerto Vallarta in January

Photo Shoot Location: Downtown/Old Town

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Caroline's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What is the best tip for a friends' getaway in Puerto Vallarta?

We enjoyed staying at the Marival Distinct for our all-inclusive vacation. It was a really beautiful and fun spot to relax and spend time on the beach!

Visited Puerto Vallarta in November

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

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Arielle's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What are the best places to eat and drink in Puerto Vallarta?

El dorado puerto vallarta - fabulous ocean/beach dining with delicious sea food and handcrafted cocktails. Super romantic spot for for dinner, or a great spot for a family dinner. This is also a great spot to see the fireworks. Mariachis visit your table and will play a song for 200 pesos.

What are the best things to do in Puerto Vallarta?

Hacienda san angel puerto vallarta - this is an absolute must! This is an experience to say the least. This boutique hotel is such a gem. Dinner overlooking 180 degree views of Banderas Bay while listening to a 14 piece mariachi band. Reservations are required, and you must dress for the occasion.

What is your best travel tip for Puerto Vallarta?

Pack walking shoes and a lot of sun screen

Visited Puerto Vallarta in February

Photo Shoot Location: Punta Mita

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BRAD's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What are the best things to do in Puerto Vallarta?

Releasing baby sea turtles! If you come to Puerto Vallarta during nesting season, there may an opportunity for you to help baby sea turtles on their way into the water!

Visited Puerto Vallarta in September

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

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Jessica's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What is your best overall travel tip for Puerto Vallarta?

There are so many drop-dead-gorgeous places a short bus/car ride from Puerto Vallarta! If you're feeling adventurous don't limit yourself to your hotel/Resort. Our Favourite Beaches: Destiladeras Beach, Punta Negra (where our photos were taken), and San Pancho. While in San Pancho, catch a polo game or grab a meal at one of the local restaurants! Other cool towns to check out: Bucerias and Sayulita! If you're in town on a Sunday, La Cruz has a great market! Embrace Mexico, there are so many amazing spots!

Visited Puerto Vallarta in February

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

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amanda's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What is your best overall travel tip for Puerto Vallarta?

You have to din at Porfirio's. It may be one of the most incredible dining experiences I've ever had. Incredible service, exceptional food and a super fun atmosphere.

Visited Puerto Vallarta in January

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

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Shirley's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What is your best overall travel tip for Puerto Vallarta?

Seek out, sit back, have a margarita and enjoy !

Visited Puerto Vallarta in September

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

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Anureet's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What is your best overall travel tip for Puerto Vallarta?

Must try: Panchos Takos!

Visited Puerto Vallarta in May

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

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Katherine's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What is your best overall travel tip for Puerto Vallarta?

Hotel Mousai was absolutely incredible. The hospitality we received from all of the staff members was totally top-notch. We got a corner suite which featured views of the mountains and the ocean. It was so dreamy. All of the food was incredible and I was totally recommend this resort for anyone looking for a laid back vacation with amazing views.

Visited Puerto Vallarta in May

Photo Shoot Location: Conchas Chinas

Jenn in Puerto Vallarta for Flytographer


Kim's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What is your best overall travel tip for Puerto Vallarta?

Walking around the streets of downtown and admiring the architecture

Visited Puerto Vallarta in May

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

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Hemangi's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What is your best overall travel tip for Puerto Vallarta?

Alejandra recommended Gaby's for dinner. What a hidden gem!! Amazing food.

Visited Puerto Vallarta in December

Photo Shoot Location: Malecón

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Lynn's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What is your best overall travel tip for Puerto Vallarta?

Definitely don't be afraid to venture to the flea market and local Mercado. Get off the beaten path a little and embrace the culture.

Visited Puerto Vallarta in June

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

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Jennifer's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What is your best overall travel tip for Puerto Vallarta?

Stroll downtown and the river walk

Visited Puerto Vallarta in April

Photo Shoot Location: Downtown/Old Town

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Allison's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What is your best overall travel tip for Puerto Vallarta?

Blue Shrimp is an amazing restaurant!

Visited Puerto Vallarta in February

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

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Christy's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What is your best overall travel tip for Puerto Vallarta?

Rhythm of the nights, El Rio BBQ, and cinnamon rolls from Dee's Coffee Company.

Visited Puerto Vallarta in February

Photo Shoot Location: Malecón

Diana in Puerto Vallarta for Flytographer


Asia's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What is your best overall travel tip for Puerto Vallarta?

Venture into the Malecon! And make friends with staff in the hotel who could take you to his favourite taco stand that serves some unforgettable tacos.

Visited Puerto Vallarta in January

Photo Shoot Location: Malecón

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Tanya's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What is your best overall travel tip for Puerto Vallarta?

Beautiful area, beautiful sunset. Find the donut man!

Visited Puerto Vallarta in December

Photo Shoot Location: Sayulita Beach

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Bogdan's Travel Tips for Puerto Vallarta

What is your best overall travel tip for Puerto Vallarta?

Sayulita is a gem, take a walk to the south past the Hotel Amor, and the beautifully colorful Cementario to Playa Los Muertos Sayuilta. It's sounds less appealing that it really is haha It is a beautiful secluded beach!

Visited Puerto Vallarta in November


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